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What is QuickBooks error 12007 and What to do About it?

by Will Wilmar Accountant

Once in a blue moon, users get QuickBooks error message 12007 while downloading the latest QuickBooks desktop and payroll update. The QuickBooks pro error 12007 usually occurs when the update doesn’t complete due to poor internet connection or the firewall program blocks the update assuming it as a threat. When the QuickBooks update error 12007 triggers, the user gets a message on the screen: A network timeout is preventing QuickBooks from accessing the server. To get detailed information on ‘error code 12007, unable to connect to Internet’, read the blog till the end.

If you need any technical assistance to resolve QuickBooks error 12007, then contact the certified QuickBooks expert’s team by calling us on our toll-free number (1.800.579.9430)

What leads to QuickBooks error 12007?

There are several reasons behind the error. Before proceeding to the solutions, take a look at some of them given below:
  • QuickBooks desktop application is outdated.
  • Incorrect firewall and security settings.
  • Poor network connection.
 Let us walk you through the troubleshooting procedure given below.

Best Possible Solutions to Fix QuickBooks error 12007 

Following are the most effective troubleshooting solutions to get rid of the error: 

Solution 1. Update QuickBooks

Download the latest version of QuickBooks desktop using the steps given below: 
  • Close QuickBooks desktop.
  • Select the Windows Start menu.
  • Find QuickBooks Desktop. 
  • Right-click the icon and choose Run as administrator.
  • On the No Company Open screen, move to the Help menu and select Update QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Click on the Options tab and select Mark All.
  • Next, click Save.
  • Select Update Now tab and then mark the Reset Update checkbox.
  • To start the download, select Get Updates.
 If the error continues, proceed to the following solution.

Solution 2. Set Internet Explorer as the default browser 

QuickBooks uses Internet Explorer to open most of its windows, so it is important to set it as the default browser:
  • Open Internet Explorer.
  • Click the Gear icon in the upper right corner or click the Tools menu.
  • Next, select Internet Options.
  • Click the Programs tab.
  • Hover over Default Web Browser and click on the Make Default button.
  • At last, click OK.
That’s all about QuickBooks error 12007. We hope you find the blog informative and helpful in resolving the error. If the error continues, get assistance from certified QuickBooks professionals by dialling our customer support number (1.800.579.9430).


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About Will Wilmar Junior   Accountant

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